UNDERSTANDING PROBLEM BEHAVIORS IN ASD:
In the 1960s-70s, people often dealt with ASD-related problem behaviors by means of punishment. However, a shift occurred in the 1980s, when people started using data-based methods to treat behaviors; these new methods allowed them to respect the dignity of children with ASD, promote their capabilities, and expand their opportunities to reach meaningful outcomes.
What are some of the triggers for disruptive behaviors? Triggers can be grouped into two categories: social and biological.
What motivates children to exhibit problem behaviors?
HOW TO DEAL WITH PROBLEM BEHAVIORS IN ASD:
What should you do in a crisis situation?
Identify/teach replacement behaviors:
Incorporate interests to increase motivation:
Develop meaningful activities:
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